Smoke Detectors Save Lives

March 7, 2019

On February 11th, 2019, at roughly 06:30 AM, Locke Fire Department and surrounding mutual-aid departments were dispatched to a possible structure fire. Personnel arrived quickly on the scene, and declared a working fire with the structure already heavily involved. Crews did their best to control the fire, but were limited to exterior operations due to […]

2018 Call Statistics

March 5, 2019

Locke Fire Department had a busy 2018.  We set response records in the following categories: Total calls: 1,474 previous record: 1,346 in 2016 EMS runs: 725 previous record: 661 in 2016 The year’s busiest 90-day stretch brought 423 calls for service (Sept.-Oct.-Nov.).  This nearly matched the high-water mark of 425 from October to December of 2016. […]

Locke Earns New Response Rating

June 1, 2017

The NC Office of State Fire Marshal has notified Locke Fire Department of its new classification under the North Carolina Response Rating Schedule. After a detailed review of records, staffing, equipment, training, response, and numerous other areas, the NC OSFM has assigned Locke Fire Department a North Carolina Response Rating of “4.” The new rating takes […]